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Air Poland

Air Poland
IATA
-
ICAO
AEI
Callsign
POLISH BIRD
Founded 2007
Ceased operations 2012
Operating bases Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations 15
Parent company Mariusz Szpikowski and Dariusz Paszke
Headquarters Warsaw, Poland
Website www.flyairpoland.com

Air Poland Sp. z o.o. (formerly Air Italy Polska Sp. z o.o.) was a charter airline founded in 2007 and was based in Warsaw, Poland.[1] Former subsidiary of Air Italy, it operated charter flights on behalf of Polish tour operators to a broad range of destinations across the Mediterranean region, the Caribbean and beach resorts in Thailand and India.[2] Most flights departed from either Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, Katowice International Airport or Poznań-Ławica Airport.

Air Poland ceased all operations and filed for bankruptcy in April 2012.

History

In April 2011 Air Italy Polska rebranded to Air Poland. It was not a part of the Air Italy Group anymore. The last owners were Mariusz Szpikowski and Dariusz Paszke.

Destinations

An Air Poland Boeing 737-800.

Air Poland operated charter flights to leisure destinations in the following countries:[3]

  • Summer schedule:
    • Turkey
    • Greece
    • Egypt
    • Tunisia
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Portugal
    • Morocco
  • Winter schedule:
    • Caribbean Islands
    • South-East Asia
    • South America

In 2011 FlyCentralEurope announced in-cooperation with Air Italy and Hamilton (ON) airport, it will be offering new service from Hamilton to Budapest, Kraków and Prague, on board Air Italy’s Boeing 767-200ER aircraft. In addition, the tour operator also chartered Air Italy for 2 weekly Chicago – Kraków service. The Boeing 767-200ER would have been transferred to Air Italy Polska. These flights never took off and were cancelled as of 19 May 2011.

Fleet

As of February 2012, the Air Poland fleet consisted of the following aircraft with an average age of 5.8 years:[4]

Air Poland Fleet
Aircraft Type Number Configuration Notes
Boeing 737-800
2
186Y

References

  1. ^ "Welcome to Air Poland website!" Air Poland. Retrieved on 5 January 2011. "Air Italy Polska Sp. z o.o. ul. Szyszkowa 20 02-285 Warszawa"
  2. ^ "Contact." Air Italy Polska. Retrieved on 1 June 2010. "Air Italy Polska Sp. z o.o. ul. Szyszkowa 20 02-285 Warszawa."
  3. ^ Air Italy Polska 'where we fly' page
  4. ^ Air Italy Polska Fleet

External links

  • Official website
  • Official website (Polish)


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